Richard Ehrenreich, owner of the defunct indy pro Schaumburg Flyers (Northern League) and near-death Lake County Fielders (North American League), is suing potential buyer Adriano Pedrelli and other investors for breach-of-contract and fraud. Ehrenreich claims that Pedrelli’s pursuit of the Flyers led him to bypass other interested suitors, which led to the eventual demise of the club. Read more here.
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Alexian Field, the new home for the yet-to-be-named Schaumburg (IL) expansion franchise from the indy pro Frontier League, needs a new name, as the Alexian Brothers declined to renew their stadium naming rights deal. Read more here.
We’re a few days late here, but Alan Oremus, owner of the indy pro Joliet Slammers (Frontier League) has sold his rights to the new team in Schaumburg (IL) to Pat Salvi, owner of the Gary SouthShore RailCats (American Association). The new club will apparently begin play in the Frontier League in 2012, rather than the American Association as previously reported. Read more here. Thanks to Eddie Utley for the link.
PRESS RELEASE – Did you ever wonder what it would be like to name a professional baseball organization? Or, have the chance to throw out the first pitch at the team’s first-ever home game? Well, here’s your chance to do that! Continue reading
Now that the Northern League’s/North American League’s Schaumburg (IL) Flyers have been booted from Alexian Field for non-payment of back rent, focus now turns to the future of the franchise. According to league and team officials, the club could play as a road team or relocate to a different market. Owner Rich Ehrenreich hopes to know more next week. Read more here.
Sunday, March 6, is the court-ordered day the Northern League’s/North American League’s Schaumburg Flyers are supposed to be out of Alexian Field, but apparently the government landlords of the city-owned park are being a little more patient, as they have not ruled out a sale of the team by owner Rich Ehrenreich. The reality is, despite the more rickety position of the new North Continue reading
With the 2011 season fast-approaching, the press in Kalamazoo (MI) is getting restless, with no word on the future of the Frontier League’s Kalamazoo (MI) Kings. Vice President of Operations Eric Volann and GM Ryan LaPorte have repotedly confirmed that they are no longer with the team. Read more here. That said, we wouldn’t be surprised to see relocation news soon after February 24, which is the date the Continue reading
At a hearing on Thursday, Schaumburg Flyers owner Rich Ehrenreich was given a legal deadline of February 24 to sell the team and pony up over $900k in unpaid rent, or be evicted from Alexian Field. Ehrenreich appears confident that the Flyers will be sold by this date. This delay will make it very tough for new team to be launched from another league in time for the 2011 season, should Continue reading
A January 20 court date is scheduled to begin the eviction of the Northern League’s/North American League’s Schaumburg Flyers from Alexian Field, if owner Rich Ehrenreich does not pony up more than $1 million to the village of Schaumburg (IL) for unpaid rent and fees. Ehrenreich appears confident that a sale of the team will take place and the amount owed paid before this date. If not, don’t be suprised Continue reading
The future of the Frontier League’s Kalamazoo (MI) Kings is still up in the air. When asked about playing next season by MLive.com’s David Drew on Thursday, owner Bill Wright stated “I don’t know,” and that a decision about the team must be made by January 8. Read more here. Interestingly, this is a mere five days before the Northern League’s/North American Continue reading
Schaumburg Flyers owner Rich Ehrenreich expects to announced the sale of the team as early as next week. If a sale takes place this month, it could avert an eviction from Alexian Field by the village of Schaumburg and local park district. The Flyers owe more than $900k in back rent. A forcible detainer hearing is scheduled for Jan. 13. Read more here. Thanks to Eddie Utley for the link.